FibreHut Blog — Dyeing

How I manage colour in hand dyed fibre

Dyeing fibre Tutorial

How I manage colour in hand dyed fibre

I’m often asked, and not always by new spinners, the best way to spin those pretty braids of hand dyed fibre and so I thought I would do a series of blog posts looking at hand-dyed fibres and share few techniques, hints and tips that I’ve picked up along the way...

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How to dye yarn a really quick easy way

Dyeing fibre Tutorial

How to dye yarn a really quick easy way

I love to dye fibre before spinning but sometimes it’s nice to have more control and predictability over the finished product and dye the yarn once it’s spun. I recently came across this method of dyeing a single ball of yarn using two colours and it’s so quick, easy and fuss free I just had to share...

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AGWSD guilds of weavers spinners & dyers in your area

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AGWSD guilds of weavers spinners & dyers in your area

The Association (AGWSD) was founded in 1955 with the aim of helping bring together the community of craft Weavers, Spinners and Dyers. Their objectives are 'the preservation and improvement of the craftsmanship in hand weaving, spinning and dyeing for the benefit of the public and the promotion of public education in such craftsmanship'...

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How to use FibreDYE acid milling dyes

Dyeing Tutorial

How to use FibreDYE acid milling dyes

Fibre dyeing is great fun but requires a little practice to achieve consistent results. Our tips and guides assume that you understand why wool felts and how to identify protein fibres. The FibreDYE range is designed for use with protein fibres such as wool, silk, angora, mohair and cashmere. You can use cleaned fleece, natural fibre tops, undyed wool, or woolen yarn balls from discount stores or your own stash (but not acrylics). There are 16 colours including black which are inter-mixable to produce unlimited colours...

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Ravelry social media website for fibre arts

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Ravelry social media website for fibre arts

I believe Ravelry to be a good FREE RESOURCE for everyone who knits, crochets, spins and weaves, I thought I would share some of it's joys and wonders with you. Many of our customers already know about Ravelry but for those that are not so familiar here's an overview...

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